Hawaii lawmaker pleads not guilty to DUI charges following arrest in Ewa Beach

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Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 8:53 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - State Rep. Matt LoPresti has pleaded not guilty on charges of driving under the influence.

Honolulu police arrested LoPresti on June 16 after he was found pulled over in a bicycle lane near Fort Weaver and Geiger Roads in Ewa Beach.

The police officer, Steven Chun, said Matt LoPresti smelled of alcohol.

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LoPresti refused a field sobriety test, but later agreed to a blood draw.

He’s due back in court on Sept. 2.

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